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  • STORRM team with blanket.

    STORRM Team Commemorates with New Museum Exhibit

    Members of NASA’s Langley Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation (STORRM) team gathered to have a “signing party.” Feeling like celebrities, each member signed the STORRM blanket, u...

  • SLS buffet model in the Langley Researcher Center Transonic Dynamics Tunnel

    SLS Model 'Flies' Through Langley Wind Tunnel Testing

    NASA facilities around the country are developing America's first exploration-class rocket since the Saturn V launched astronauts to the moon.

  • Robin Hardy

    Meet Robin Hardy, Test Engineer at Langley

    This profile is part of a series to introduce the people behind the development of Orion.

  • Sputnik 1

    Birth of the Space Age

    On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I, the world's first artificial satellite which marked the start of the space age and the U.S. - U.S.S.R space race.

  • Leland Melvin and Pharrell Williams.

    NASA and Pharrell Congratulate More Than 900 Students

    NASA's Associate Administrator of Education and former Astronaut Leland Melvin recalls when he applied to the astronaut program. He had family members telling him he couldn’t be an astronaut, but his dreams surpassed any obstacles that stood in his way, and Melvin made it happen.

  • Vertical drop test for Orion MPCV.

    First Orion Vertical Drop

    The first vertical drop test of the Orion test article at NASA Langley's Hydro Impact Basin, Thurs., Aug. 23.

  • Langley's Center Director Lesa Roe.

    NASA Langley Writes History with MSL, MEDLI and IRVE-3

    On Wednesday, NASA Langley's Center Director Lesa Roe beamed with pride as Luat Nguyen, Langley's director of flight projects, introduced his perspective during the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), MSL Entry Descent and Landing Instrumentation (MEDLI) and Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment (IRVE-3) Celebration.

  • Lesa Roe and Mark Sirangelo.

    Five Years and Counting for NASA Langley and Sierra Nevada

    "It looks like it should fly now, right?" said Mark Sirangelo, corporate vice president and head of Sierra Nevada Space Systems.

  • Venus transit

    Venus Transit  →

    Earth's planetary neighbor will pass across the face of the sun, producing a silhouette that no one alive today will likely see again.

  • Spin formed model of the forward pressure vessel bulkhead of an Orion-type crew module

    Spin Forming

    An innovative manufacturing technique new to spacecraft can reduce welding requirements and save materials.